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Jan 5, 2013 12:30pm PST
. or at least half a cliff. in the senate, the vote was 89- 8. get this. vice president joe biden and republican senate minority leader mitch mcconnell negotiated the compromise that permitted the senate vote. the house was tight. 257-167. here are some elements. income tax rates on the wealthy, up. individuals who make more than $$400,000 per year and couples who make more than $450,000 per year. these americans will pay nearly 5% more in income taxes. capital gains taxes and dividend taxes, up. for those same high earners from a current 15% to 20%. income tax rates unchanged for everyone else. the rates stay the same. unchanged. but middle class citizens will take a tax hit. not in income taxes but higher payroll taxes. social security payroll taxes up 2%. on average, an extra $1,000 a year will be paid into social security by workers who make $50,000 per year. the percentage of u.s. households that will feel the pinch from these higher payroll taxes is 77%. question, why did 151 house republicans vote against this bill? why did joe biden strike a compromise with mitch mcconnell? pa
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
weapon. joe biden, he's sealing deals and having a whole lot of fun on the hill. the tape everyone is talking about is coming up. >> hey, mom! >> hey. >> how are you? i'm joe biden. come on, mom. take a chance. ruin your reputation here. >> you're watching politics nation on msnbc. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! >>> have you joined the politics nation conversation on facebook yet? we hope you will. today, our fans had a lot of love for vice president joe biden, especially this moment from yes
WETA
Jan 5, 2013 6:30pm EST
promising not to negotiate over the debt limit, and vice president biden seemed like the only one left in a good mood. >> public service was never meant to be an easy living. extraordinary challenges demand extraordinary leadership. so if you've come here to see your name in the lights or to pass off a political victory as some accomplishment, you've come to the wrong place. the door is right behind you. >> i think most of our members, and we are never unanimous, but we do have consensus, most of our members know that for the president to have leverage on the next hurdles that we face that we had to get over this hurdle. gwen: the president signed the budget bills after resuming his holiday vacation in hawaii and before congress today officially certified the electoral college vote that will return him to the white house. but things are by no means settled here in washington because there is almost certainly more to come. the folks around this table have covered this epic political and policy battle around the clock. literally, as joe biden would say. in the short term, the outcome loo
Univision
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
leyes u ordenes ejecutivas. eso le dijo el vice presidente joe biden a victimas y activistas a favor del control de armas. vice presidente joe biden el presidente va a actuar. ordenes ejecutiva o accion ejecutiva que se puedan tomar. no hemos decidido cuales aun, pero estamos recopilando idea con el fiscal general y el gabinete, como tambien sobre accion legislativa que creemos se necesita. la administracion obama indico que es urgente actuar sobre el tema y que hay consenso sobre al menos 5 aspectos. pero defensores al derecho a portar armas insisten que no existen los votos en el congreso para cambiar las leyes y temen que la casa blanca emita ordenes ejecutivas que dejen en bancarrota a muchos vendedores de armas. larry pratt, gun owners of america si no pueden pasarlo en el congreso, claro,1 presidente si no tiene preocupaciones de reeleccion puede escribir ordfenes, y temo que va a hacerlo, va a hacerlo en contra de la ley, en contra de la constitucion, posiblemente prohibiendo la venta de armas pequenas, o armas largas como escopetas o rifles." este jueves la asociacion naciona
Current
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
. more gun debate as vice president joe biden takes on a new round of meetings along with attorney general eric holder. first they'll speak with wildlife and sporting groups at 11:45 this morning. on to gun owner's groups including the nra and representatives from the entertainment industry this evening. kathleen sebelius wills attend some of the meetings. it is a big step for president obama's new gun violence task force launched in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook elementary. but it did not necessarily leave many with high expectations. businesses that sell a lot of guns like walmart will also be in on some meetings. those groups are more likely to be influenced by the nra since they're making a big profit off those firearms. and they do not want to appear too entrenched in the white house's anti-gun push. >>> walmart says after the shooting, guns are now one of their highest-selling items. while it does want to help the administration, when that starts to contradict with sales that's where the help stops. the nra obviously has a lot of money and therefore a lot of power go
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2013 11:00am PST
long-term friendship with joe biden. they've served together or did serve together for 20-some years in the senate and of course, biden served longer than senator mcconnell and these guys work together very well in the senate and they're working together very well now. it's absolutely the relationship to watch. we've seen the boehner-obama relationship fizzle. we've seen the reid-mcconnell relationship fizzle. there is no relationship to speak of between boehner and pelosi. so these are the two guys to watch and i've always told people, if you want a prediction of when a deal will be cut, wait for mitch mcconnell to release his prediction of what will be in the deal and you'll know the deal is within 24 hours of being made. >> i was waiting on you to recount the conversation that happened between speaker boehner and harry reid in the white house lobby. i'm glad you did not do that even though this is cable. >> it's a family show and now everybody goes to the internet to see what he said. thank you so much. ed o'keefe, jonathan allen, i appreciate you two. >> take care. >>> still to c
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2013 4:15pm EST
president and joe biden received 55 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the state of colorado seems to be regular and authentic. it appears that barack obama received nine votes for president and joe biden received nine votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the state of connecticut seems to be regular and authentic. it appears that barack obama of the state of illinois received seven votes for president and joseph biden received seven votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the state of delaware seems to be regular and authentic. it appears that barack obama received three votes for president and joseph biden received three votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the state of the district of columbia seems to be regular and authentic. it appears that barack obama received three votes for president and joseph biden received three votes for vice president. >> mr. president, certificate of the state of florida seems to be regular and authentic. it appears that barack obama received 29 votes f
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am EST
>>> vice president biden's task force hears from the nra and gun sellers today as his panel looks for ways to curb gun violence. >>> spreading outbreak. the flu has prompted a health emergency in one of the nation's biggest cities, and now nearly every state has declared a widespread outbreak. >>> commuter chaos. dozens of passengers bound for new york city are injured when a ferry slams into a pier. >> it completely rocked me. people were like human projection tooils flying into >>> and an orca whale struggling to survive after being trapped under a vast stretch of ice. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, january 10th, 2013. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. today, joe biden's task force on gun control hears from gun groups advocating gun rights including the national rifle association. biden is promising urgent action against gun violence in the country and says the president could go around congress by issuing an executive order. susan mcginnis gets us starts in washington this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:30am PST
from the biden group by the end of this week. >>> hill krinton will be back at work following her hospitalization last week with that blood clot in her head. in her final days at the state department. clinton is said to be eager to get back to business. >>> karzai arrives in d.c. today and he'll meet with president obama, they're expected to discuss the withdrawal of u.s. troops and nato troops in 2014. officials say that the obama administration is considering leaving behind a minimal force, after security is handed over the afghans. karzai is expected to arrive with a wish list of both financial and military aid. he'll also be bringing with him a list of complaints. karzai's clash with the u.s. over treatment of afghan prisoners in u.s. custody just two days ago. in an interview with nbc, karzai was critical of what he described of continued attacks on afghan villages. much of the insecurity in his country is because of the u.s. and nato presence there. >>> overseas news, the u.s. is rejecting a peace plan from syrian president basha rshgbash. he said yesterday, blamed his count
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 4:25am EST
yesterday. >>> vice president joe biden and the national rifle association are clashing over gun control proposals. they met at the white house yesterday with the nra saying it will strongly defend the second amendment right to own guns. later on today, the vice president holds his third day of meetings his task force. he is sitting down with makers of violent video games. the fcc is out with a new report about the 911 outages that hit our area after the june derecho. >> reporter: 77 emergency call centers serving more than 3.6 customers in six states lost phone connections including information on call locations. virginia was one of the states hit particularly hard with most of its 911 centers experiencing partial or complete outages for several days. >> what happened during the derecho must never happen again. >> reporter: the disruption was called unacceptable. the recommendations for rear sizen to address include maintaining adequate central office backup power, having reliable network monitoring systems and conducting periodic audits of 911 circuits. they are hoping there is more pr
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
it's worst nightmare today and his name is joe biden. >> the nra is a friend of freedom. >> i want to thank the national rifle association. >> they do a terrific job. >> we have the craziest people. >> too much weaponry in all the wrong hands. >> but there are also thing that is we know. >> he has a lot of friends on the hill. >> the vice president's task force powwow. >> there is no room. >> not to give an inch of ground. >> there is no room for compromise. >> we have another school shooting in taft, california at the same moment the nra is at the white house. >> they want chain jooth it is simple. >> more guns are not the answer. >> no one hunts with an assault rifle. >> the newtown tragedy, tucson and the movie theater massacres. >> is part of what sets america apart from the rest of the world. >> he called for armed guards ip scho in schools. >> call me crazy, you sir, are [ bleep ] in the head. >> as vice president joe biden was conducting a meeting at the white house today, a 16-year-old student was shot today when a student walked into the school and started firing. the shooter
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> as the gun control debate heats up, price -- vice- president joe biden said to meet with nra leaders today. this is just one of many groups the vice president is meeting with as he heads to the task force to deliver a gun control recommendations for the white house. the nra has made its position clear, no new gun laws. joe biden says no matter what the white house is looking to take action. >> the president is going to act. there is executive action that can be taken. >> other groups are getting in on the debate as well. wal-mart originally declined to join the talks with vice- president joe biden. now it will bring ideas to the table. the task force will submit recommendations to president obama by the end of january. >> virginia voters team to support ideas by joe biden and nra. over 92 percent support my aunt -- mandatory background checks. 62 percent saying people owning assault weapons make the nation at more dangerous. 66 percent support placing armed guards in school and have said they protect from crime. >> congressman from northern virginia met to discuss moving fbi
FOX News
Jan 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
biden guaranteed a sweeping firearms ban will that take hold by the end of january? liberals ramping up against american gun owners including a new york city mayoral advocates now likening advocates to child molester autos if you're a convicted child molester, a neighbor might want to know that because you're in your home, but maybe they can hurt someone else, it's a spillover affect. same thing with guns. >> that man you heard from will be here in the studio coming up next. ♪ [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> well, it looks like joe biden is putting gun owners and guns rights advocates on notice. the president pl
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
checks, if you could describe. >> several of us after working very hard with vice president biden on reasonable gun control measures because we want to preserve our rights, we want to preserve the constitution, the second amendment, but we also want to protect our families so there's reasonable common sense reforms like limiting the military style weapons designed only for military use, limiting the types of rounds of ammunition that deliver very significant numbers rapidly, they're also designed only for military uses. common sense reforms on trafficking. we don't have a set of laws that prevents someone from bringing weapons from one state to another state. in new york, it's one of our biggest problems. 85% of the weapons news crimes come from out of state and 90% of those weapons are illegal so it's a huge problem in our state and those are the kinds of common sense things we can work together. we can also work together on mental health issues. i am hope half with senator schumer's leadership and vice president biden we can come together and create a reasonable agenda. >> right
CSPAN
Jan 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
house about to meet with vice president joe biden and you told a newspaper what? guest: it was funny. we were going to have lunch, my wife and i and my brother-in-law. we were sitting in the waiting room in the west wing, had an appointment for lunch with the vice president and a voice in the doorway said, king herman, party of 4. it was the vice president of the united states. joe biden came into the senate the same year i came in as a staff member. he was 29 years old at the time. he and i are exactly the same age. he had to wait a few months to be sworn in because he was too young to be sworn in to be a u.s. senator. host: this was the scene yesterday. what was your reaction at the ceremony? guest: i leaned over to him and said thank you for what you did over the weekend. i think he was indispensable over the weekend to bring these discussions to fruition. that was my comment to him. he is a gregarious guy. again, it goes back to what i said at the beginning. the fact that he was there to step been and complete the negotiations was in large measure based on his relationship with m
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 2:00am PST
near you. a recap of the station's hate >> well, it looks like joe biden is putting gun owners and guns rights advocates on notice. the president plans to move quick to eliminate second amendment rights. he recently received a guarantee that a sweeping firearms ban put into place by january and while team obama plans to limit your freedom, liberals are not letting the newtown tragedy go to waste and they're jumping on the crisis band wagon and spewing pretty, well, ridiculous comments. latest from former new york city public advocate mark greene. >> if we have a megan's law, i think almost everyone might agree if you're a convicted child molester, a neighbor might want to know that because they're in your home safe, but maybe they could hurt someone else. it's a spillover effect. same thing with guns. >> sean: if he stands by that, well, comparison, mark greene is here, the host of a national radio show, and with air anna and mary matalin. >> thank you for promotion. >> sean: you're not going to stand by that comparison. why don't we move on. you didn't mean that. i've known you a
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 2:00am PST
enthusiasts, are they going to listen to these nut cases or joe biden when he offers proposals next week on background checks and high capacity magazines? who are the people that are going to decide this issue -- i mean the gun owners -- going to go with, the wild bunch or the town posse? david corn is washington bureau chief for "mother jones." joy reid is managing editor of the grio. both are msnbc analysts. joy, your bet. do the pennsylvania-type guys who go out when they're supposed to shoot, practice shooting and get good at it with a couple shots, that's all you get with a deer, are they going to go with the nuts? >> you know what, chris? i mean, i grew up in colorado. i grew up around people who were military, ex-military, people who hunted. you know, colorado is a big hunting state. and i don't think anyone that i have ever met that is a responsible gun owner can side with these, you know, for lack of a better word, these loony tunes who are out here because they're doing something different. they're stockpiling. they're getting assault rifles. these are not normal gun owner
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 2:30am PST
president biden and leaders of the national rifle association. i'll tell you why the nra leaders walked away disappointed. plus, the pentagon tightens its belts ahead of possible cuts. >>> first, our top story at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. amid a national debate about guns and violence, a california teacher and a campus supervisor are being credited for heroic actions yesterday during yet another school shooting. it happened in taft, california, around the same time vice president joe biden was holding meetings in washington about possible gun regulation. police say a 16-year-old gunman who felt he was being bullied specifically targeted two students using 12-gauge shotguns. one of them was shot and remains in critical but stable condition. the second student was not hit. police say the teacher in the classroom who was grazed by a shotgun pellet and a campus supervisor managed to engage the gunman in conversation and convince him to drop his weapon. police say the shotgun belonged to the suspect's brother. taft high school where the shooting took place typically
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 4:25am EST
trial. >>> vice president joe biden will meet with the nra today in a step towards reforming the nation's gun control laws. meanwhile, president obama is asking congress for several provisions to the law including banning military style assault rifles. biden says the administration is considering executive action to move gun control legislation forward. >>> robert griffin iii is recovering from knee surgery in florida and is expected to stay there so he can be monitored and begin the rehabilitation process. griffin had his torn acl repaired. the operation lasted about five hours. the estimated recovery time, six to eight months. he is hoping to return in time for the start of next season. >>> oscar nominees will be announced later on this morning. >> while most awards shows honor the best in entertainment, there is one group that grabbed headlines for highlighting it is worst. fox's adam housley has more. >> reporter: the 33rd annual razzies are out and twilight is heading up the list. >> the razzies are all about having fun at the expense of hollywood stars. frankly, this was pr
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> vice president biden and the nra, their much-hyped gun control sitdown, hours away. >> and hollywood's best waiting with anticipation. we are counting down to the academy award nominations. >> i can't wait. >> are you excited? >> i love the movies. sure. >> so do i. >> i think "argo" is the only one i want to see that got a lot of nominations. >> welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. we will start with the flu. it is spreading with a vengeance across the u.s. not only did the flu season get off to a really early start, cases are proving to be more severe than last year. the latest flu advisory says 41 states are dealing with widespread activity, more than 2,200 people are hospitalized. the hardest-hit states, pennsylvania and south carolina. each reporting 22 flu-related deaths. illinois now says they had six deaths. cases in south dakota spiked, almost doubling in the span of a week. it's so ban in boston, they declared a public health emergency. since october there have been 700 confirmed cases in boston, a rate ten times higher than last yea
Univision
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
vicepresidente joe biden. y no habrÍa mÁs cheques, tendran que inscribirse por internet por recibir su pago. y cÓmo atrapa [ locutor ] ven a tu subway local y prueba el big hot pastrami melt. un sándwich perfeccionado -- lleno de jugosito pastrami, mostaza amarilla, queso derretido, y lo que tú quieras. disfrútalo hoy en tu pan favorito recién horneado -- en tu subway local! subway. come sabroso y fresco. ♪ ♪ >>> el presidente de mÉxico promulgo la ley de vÍctimas, contempla compesar a familias cubriendo costos de salud, y crea un registro nacional de vÍctimas. el tema de control de armas se comenzÓ a discutir hoy al mÁximo nivel, joe biden encabeza una comisiÓn de anÁlisis, y al mismo tiempo el gobernador de nueva york lanza una propuesta al respecto. >>> en su discurso sobre la situaciÓn del estado, el gobernador de nueva york propuso cerrar los vacÍos que existen en las leyes sobre posesiÓn de rifles y armas con cargadores que puedan disparar mÁs de 10 balas. >>> no quiere que sea un estado donde se consigan armas fÁciles, armas que tienden a ser con mÁs impact
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
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Univision
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
blanca hubo una reunión poco común, la organizó el videp vicepresidente, joe biden que invitó a la compañía que más armas vende y la organización que promueve el uso de armas. >>> la poderosa asociación nacional del rifle ¡finalmente se ha reunido con el vicepresidente joe biden y la compañía walmart con eric holder, el fiscal general, el vicepresidente indicó cuáles son sus recomendaciones >>> lamentando la total prohibición por ley de establecer bases de datos sobre las armas, dice que hay un concenso para revisar los compradores de armas que se recopilen datos de las armas que se usan y la prohibición de ventas de rifles de asalto, esta tarde la nra emitió un comunicado diciendo que las restricciones no protegen a los niños sino que vetan a los consumidores de armas y temen la acción de la casa blanca por la vía de órdenes ejecutivas. >>> infelizmente yo he previsto esto por meses, y he hablado de las órdenes ejecutivas, porque no tienen los votos en el congreso. >>> los que abogan por una reforma proponen nuevas alternativas para el presidente. >>> que se cree
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm EST
president joe biden announced he and his gun violence task force members will make the recommendations to president obama by next tuesday. right now, they're holding what could be a showdown meeting with the nra and other gun owner groups. it comes after the nra's president lashed out at president obama in a new internet radio interview. >> i think they're being disingenuous. i think they have seen this as an opportunity to go after the 2nd amendment which they have wanted to do for years. >>> also breaking, the atlantic pastor to deliver the benediction at president obama's second term inauguration is announcing to withdraw from the ceremony amid questions of an anti-gay sermon he gave in the mid-'90s. >> if you look at the counsel of the word of the god, you come quickly to the conclusion that homosexuality is not an alternate lifestyle. it is not just a sexual preference. it is not gay. but homosexuality is sin. >> the presidential inaugural committee issued a statement saying, quote, we were not aware of pastor giglio's past comments at the time of his collection and they don't ref
Univision
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
martin esta lesionado por tiron en los gemelos así que bravo no jugara. >> ahí biden abre dialogo con industria del videojuegoel flu alcanza niveles de epidemia nueva politica migratoria en cubaque tal, les habla felix de bedoutel vicepresidente joe biden, encargado de la dificil tarea de hallar soluciones a la violencia con armas de fuego en el pais, se reunio con representantes de la industria de los videojuegos. nueve de las 10 regiones en que esta dividido el pais alcanzaron niveles de gran actividad de la influenza, la cual se convirtio ya en una epidemia.y las autoridades cubanas dijeron que esta todo listo para la entrada en vigor, el proximo lunes, de una nueva politica migratoria, que eliminaria el permiso de salida para viajar al exterior. mas en noticiero univision fin de semana los tiempos eran difíciles para nosotros. un día, una señora mayor pidió cuatro panes, pero sólo tenía dinero para tres. pero mi madre me pidió que hiciera algo más. después me enteré de que era una familia necesitada. >> ♪. >> misterio es el caso de la joven que de nicaragua se fue a es
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
america. vice president biden announced today he will give the president his recommendations by tuesday. they're wrapping up more meetings. biden met with the nra and will sit down with some people in the entertainment industry this evening. interestingly, the vice president isn't even sure if their proposals will do anything to solve the actual problem. >> if you look at the tragic events that garner aid tension hard to pinpoint what you could have done to ensure it would haven't happened. >> andrea: okay. i know that d.c. likes to look like they are always doing something, but eric, if he doesn't sure what he is doing will result in something successful, why are they racing to do it? >> eric: they have to do it. they have to sit down with the nra and others on the right. it's interesting what they're doing with the retail outlet, wal-mart, dick's sporting good and bass pro shops and the other ones. they will go after this to say here is a great opportunity to you guys, we'll give it to you to do the background check and give it to you to sell things we don't want sold at gun shows. th
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
say about its meeting today with vice president biden. and a hurricane nearly blew them away. >> i was thinking about, you know, just closing up shop, taking my losses and moving on. but something told me to stay. >> pelley: but jersey had an answer for sandy captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. junior seau was one of the fiercest linebackers in the nfl. he had nearly 2,000 tackles on his way to 12 pro bowls and a super bowl. but retirement was even more punishing. saw au had emotional problems late in life that ended in suicide. and today researchers say that they found that seau who was only 43 years old was suffering from degenerative brain disease as the result of his career in america's favorite game. the findings add to a growing body of evidence that has the attention of players, parents and the nfl. seth doa ne has the seau report. >> reporter: junior seau was a star nfl linebacker for 20 years. last may, two years after retiring, he shot himself. this was his mother louisa. >> but i pray to god, please, take
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
he heard from folks who see the right to own guns birthright. biden and the task force made up their minds on several points. carl call ron tells us of the ongoing culture class over guns. >> the second force of task force meeting aimed at new laws, regulation about executive orders to curb mass shootings, joe biden accelerated the timetable and told sportsman and pro-gun group including the nra common ground could be found. >> the president said, even if what we do only saves one life it make sense. we can do a great deal without imposing on or impinging on the rights that the second amendment guarantees. >> this comes a day after he said to work around congress the president could use executive ordinaries drawing sharp rebuke from the second amendment backers. bypassing congress to implement radical policies is never acceptable. and it's particularly heinous when such actions trample on the freedoms guaranteed to all americans by the bill of rights. gun right backers designated january 19 gun appreciation day. for supporters to visit gun shows, shops and shooting ranges and send a
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
broncos. ♪ ♪ >> bret: game over. vice president biden wraps up the task force focusing on video games, as a grass roots movement for second amendment rights grows across the country. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the vice president effort to reduce gun violence focused today on what some believe is the big cause. violent video games. that put all kind of weapons in the virtual hands of impressionable people. fox team coverage tonight. chief political correspondent carl cameron looks at how the talk of gun control is playing in a country that loves guns. but we begin with white house correspondent wendell goler with the connection between the games people play and the things people do. good evening, wendell. >> going. early next week, vice president biden will give the president recommendations on how to prevent incidents like the newtown school massacre. with time running out there is little agreement about what to do. >> a day after talks with the gun owner groups that produced a little meeting of the mind, vice president biden met with video ga
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
chief economist for vice president biden. now an msnbc contributor. and joan walsh editor at large for salon.com and an msnbc political analyst. she just wrote an article about the president's role in protecting the great society built by lbj. thank you both for joining me. >> thank you, rev. >> thanks. >> joan, president obama has been firm from the start on this. where do you think the republican leadership is today? >> i think you're right, reverend al. there are signs that they are starting to crumble and, you know, jared and i, we've all talked several times about what it means when the president is having to play chicken with people who are crazy and are willing to default on our debts. and that was a situation he was in in 2011. and it was very painful. and as the adults in the room and the responsible person, he did not want to be responsible for -- or even partly responsible. he never was responsible. for throwing us into default. now it's a different situation where you do hear john boehner and mitch mcconnell. mcconnell wouldn't take the debt ceiling off the table, but h
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
quote move fast on the issue of gun control coming out of the sandy hook shooting. vice president biden's task force is likely to make recommendations before the inaugural and he told boston's mayor tom menino that it would be passed by the end of january. is that optimism on his part justified, and are you open to the kind of reforms the president has already talked about like a limit on high-capacity gun magazines and background checks to buyers at gun shows? >> well, first we need to concentrate on joe biden's group and what are they going to recommend? and after they do that, we'll decide what, if anything, is appropriate to do in this area, but the biggest problem we have at the moment is spending and debt. that's going to dominate the congress between now and the end of march. none of these issues, i think, will have the kind of priority that spending and debt are going to have over the next two or three months. >> so you're not going to address this until after you address these three deadlines we talked about at the top of the program? >> yeah, the single biggest issue confronting
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
, george h. w. bush, robert dole, gary hart, richard gephardt, joseph biden and michael dukakis. mr. cramer died this past monday at the age of 62. this is about an hour. c-span: richard ben cramer, in your book "what it takes: the way to the white house." is there any one thing that was a thread through the six candidates that you followed that would tell you what it takes? >> guest: i think there was, although i didn't set out to write a paradigm of a presidential candidate. there were some similarities, and, alas, similarities in the stories of their campaigns. i found out that the title what it takes is kind of a double-edged sword because all of them start out thinking they have what it takes, but in the end they find out what it takes from them, and what it takes is that whole life that brought them to the point they could be candidates in the first place. c-span: when did you start this book? >> guest: the middle of 1986 is when i wrote the proposal. i was out there working by the end of '86. c-span: who are the six candidates? >> guest: i had two republicans, george bush and
FOX News
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
, now that joe biden is guaranteed a sweeping air arms ban will that take hold by the end of january? liberals are ramping up against gun owners and this includes former new york city mayoral candidate, likening the second amendment to advocates, to child molester. >> if you're a convicted child molester, a neighbor might want to know that because you're in your home safe, but they could hurt someone else, it's a spillover effect. the same thing with guns. >> sean: man that you heard from, mark reed will be in studio coming up next. every year we pick a new city to explore. but thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip. because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. so we hit boston in the spring-- even caught a game. and with the money we saved, we took a trip to san francisco. you see, hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so, where to next? how about there? ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ hotwire.com >> well, it looks like joe biden is putting gun owners and guns rights advocates on not
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
>>> good friday morning. coming up on "early today," vice president joe biden ready with his gun control recommendations for president obama. >>> major concerns among top military brass that budget consults and hiring freezes could create a department of defense with a hollow force. >>> government sting. the dea set up our own service service agents with prostitutes. all that with the growing flu epidemic. one year since the "costa concordia" and because it's friday, twiggy, the water skiing squirrel. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, january 11th, 2013. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. vice president biden continues to hold meetings as the head of administration's gun control task force. thursday, biden met with gun rights advocates, including the national rifle association as well as gun retailer it's and representatives from the entertainment industry. while participants described the meetings as open and frank, the nra had harsh words for the vice president afterwards. >> the administration was able to check the box and sa
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
its shiite population. more than 400 were killed in pakistan last year. >>> joe biden's gun control task force turns its attention to the video game industry today. the entertainment software association which represents several video game makers has confirmed it is part of the talks this afternoon. biden wants to know if vie lint video games like call of duty black ops ii play a role in mass shootings. game makers say various studies debunked the theory that it has anything to do with real life violence. the national rifle association slamming the task force this morning for what it calls an a agenda to attack the second amendment. biden spent most of their meeting yesterday focusing on restrictions that would impact lawful gun owners they said. the vice president said those ideas include a universal background check and limiting the size of high capacity magazines. the nra will work with congress for what will best -- >> check the box and talked to the representatives of firearms owners and the groups that support the second amendment and now they were going to proceed with what t
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